Analytics

By Mike Miliard 12:00 am March 09, 2016
The gold-rush buying spree of the early post-HITECH years may have settled down, but health systems are still spending big bucks on new technology, whether it's to rip-and-replace suboptimal EHRs or invest in new analytics or security tools. Keep track of implementations and go-lives in this running list.
Startup concept illustration
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am December 29, 2015
From accountable care to precision medicine, data analytics to interoperability, this running list keeps track of the profusion of IT startups leading the way toward big changes across healthcare.
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am November 09, 2015
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Analytics Forum this past week, more than two dozen chief data officers, medical informaticists, pop health gurus and other analytics leaders offered some valuable bits of insight about turning patient data into concrete change.
Doctor and patient
By Bernie Monegain 07:14 am July 23, 2015
U.S. News and World Report just released its annual list of hospitals that are best for patient care. Here are some of the leaders whose work drives top quality at those organizations.
By Erin McCann 10:04 am July 14, 2015
This year, only six health systems in the nation earned the designation "Most Wired Advanced," from H&HN, demonstrating leading-edge data security, advanced analytics, patient safety initiatives and overall implementation of IT systems.
Stack of books
By Bernie Monegain 06:23 am June 02, 2015
When Robert Wachter, MD's new book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age, hit the market recently, it inspired us to highlight just a few of the many practicing physicians who also are compelled to write in addition to maintaining a demanding clinical schedule.
Digital caduceus
By Bernie Monegain 06:54 am May 11, 2015
In observance of National Nurses Week, we spotlight some RNs who have steeped themselves in the world of healthcare informatics, harnessing data to make a big difference at the bedside.
Nurses
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am April 29, 2015
Drawn from the "Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing" report put together earlier this spring by the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable, these 10 principles are meant to point the way toward smarter use of data by nurses and nurse informaticists.
Doctor with virtual interface
By Bernie Monegain 10:12 am April 27, 2015
With emphasis on big data and analytics growing in the healthcare realm these days, we highlight some of the data-driven geeks we're watching for potential breakthroughs in the years ahead.
DNA
By Bernie Monegain 06:21 am March 31, 2015
The National Institutes of Health has created a team of experts in precision medicine to chart the course for the $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative that President Barack Obama launched on Jan. 30. The team will deliver a preliminary report in September 2015.

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